On Friday, the field events are set to start at 11 a.m. and the running events will begin at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the field events will commence at 11 a.m. and the running events will kick off at 6 p.m.
May 22, 2012
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Austin, Texas - The University of Arizona Wildcat No. 6 men's and No. 8 women's track and field teams will compete in the preliminary round of the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas at Mike A. Myers Stadium on May 24-26. The field events begin on Thursday at 11 a.m. CDT and the running events start at 4:30 p.m. On Friday, the field events are set to start at 11 a.m. and the running events will begin at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the field events will commence at 11 a.m. and the running events will kick off at 6 p.m.
In the latest polls, the UA men moved up nine spots to No. 6 while the women stayed at No. 8. On the men's side, the Wildcats are joined by four other teams from the Pac-12. USC fell two spots to No. 13, Arizona State stayed at 14th, Stanford moved up four spots to No. 18 and Oregon fell one spot to No. 21. For the women, Arizona is accompanied by four Pac-12 schools. Oregon dropped two spots to No. 5, Stanford moved up one spot to No. 10, Arizona State is down two spots to No. 12 and USC stayed at No. 23.
The Arizona men will compete against No. 1 Texas A&M, No. 5 Texas, No. 8 Arkansas, No. 9 Texas Tech and No. 10 Nebraska among many others. The women will compete against No. 2 Kansas, No. 4 Texas, No. 5 Oregon, No. 6 Texas A&M, No. 10 Stanford.
In the men's west region, junior Chris McSwain will compete in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He is ranked 43rd in the 100 meters and 29th in the 200 meters. Junior James Eichberger, ranked at No. 18, will compete in the 800-meter run. Sophomore Lawi Lalang will run the 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters. He is ranked No. 1 in the 1,500 meters and No. 2 in the 5K. Senior Stephen is set to run the 5K and 10K. Sambu sits at No. 3 in the 5K and 10K. Junior Clifton Leak is entering the 400-meter hurdle competition ranked 33rd. Juniors Nick Ross and Edgar Rivera-Morales both sit at the No. 1 spot for the high jump competition. Ross and freshman Jovon Cunningham will compete in the triple jump. Ross is ranked seventh and Cunningham is 13th. Sophomore Bozidar Antunovic will throw the shot put, he is ranked seventh. Junior Tyler Johnsonranks seventh in the hammer throw competition.
For the women's west region, sophomore Germe Poston will compete in the 100-meter dash ranked No. 23 and the 200-meter dash ranked No. 35. Sophomore Tamara Pridgett will also run the 200 meters, she is ranked 41st. Senior Echos Blevins and sophomore Shapri Romero will both run the 400 meters. Blevins is ranked 19th and Romero is 27th. Junior Elizabeth Apgar will run the 1,500-meter race, she is ranked No. 14. Freshman Clea Formaz will run the 3,000-meter steeplechase, she is ranked 29th. Sophomore Elvin Kibet is set to compete in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters. She is ranked seventh in the 5K and 10th in the 10K. Juniors Jen Bergman and Hanna Henson are also running the 10K. Bergman is ranked ninth and Henson is ranked 46th. Senior Dahlys Marshall is ranked 16th in the 100-meter hurdles. Junior Georganne Moline is No.1 in the 400-meter hurdles. The 4x100-meter relay team is ranked 18th and the 4x400-meter relay team is No. 5. Junior Brigetta Barrett will enter the high jump competition ranked No. 1. Sophomore Alex Weatherly will compete in the pole vault, she is ranked 36th. Junior Alyssa Hasslen will compete in the shot put and the discus. She is No. 2 in the shot put and No. 9 in the discus. Junior Taylor Freeman will also throw the discus, she is ranked 20th. Senior Taylor Bush will compete in the hammer throw, she is ranked No. 8. Junior Asia Easleywill throw the javelin and she is ranked No. 41.
At the 2012 Pac-12 Championships, Ross won his second-straight title in the men's high jump competition with a clearance of 7-2.5 (2.20m). Ross also took third in the long jump, setting a personal-best mark of 25-4.5 (7.73m). Ross finished third in the men's triple jump with a wind-aided mark of 52-5.5 (15.99m). Moline won the Pac-12 Championship in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.12. Moline broke her own school record for the second time this year. Her personal-best time is also the top collegiate time in the country and sits at No. 5 in the world. She holds the second-best time in the U.S. for any level of competition. Her time also stands as the fifth-best time in Pac-12 history. Moline also anchored the women's Pac-12 Champion 4x400-meter relay team. She was joined by Romero, Blevins and Pridgett. They clocked a season-best time of 3:31.85. That is the second-best time in UA history and the No. 6 time in the country this year. Sambu won his second-straight title in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 29:20.19. Sambu also earned a second-place finish in the 5K with a time of 13:38.88. Lalang won the 1,500 meters Pac-12 Championship with a time of 3:47.33. Lalang also took third place in the 5,000 meters, clocking a time of 13:41.45. Barrett cleared 6-4.25 (1.94m) to win the Pac-12 Championship in the high jump for the second-straight year.